Home » Posts tagged with » violence against women

Understanding and fighting violence against women

FROM a reporter’s interview with the mother of a female domestic violence victim: “Sabi ko sa kaniya noon pa, hiwalayan na. Sabi ko, balang araw iyan pa ang papatay sa iyo”. Not the exact words, but it did happen.

Immigration authorities prevented a Filipino contract worker from leaving the country yesterday morning after his name showed up in the Hold Departure Order (HDO) list for having a case of marital infidelity.

Continue reading …